Selection and substitutions are a learning curve.
SCW made some pretty strange ones during his early England tenure.
All coaches have their favourites and sometimes that blinds their reasoning.Lancaster seems to have a soft spot for his two northerners on the wing.Neither should be considered for the next game.In fact the whole back 3 needs to be changed.
Any good wing worth his salt would have scored the try Strettle missed in the dying seconds.Banahan has his critics,but he would have been far more effective than either Ashton or Strettle.
We can talk all night about the Strettle effort.But one thing is for sure.If Warburton had been England's 7 they would have won that game.Imagine a back row with Robshaw at 6 and Warburton at 7.
Back 3 for next game.
Perm four from Brown,May,Sharples and Banahan.
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